CALL FOR ENTRIES
Various open calls for visual artists, writers and musicians.
Explore the many opportunities by downloading the PDF's or following the web links.
Call for Art - Rapid City Regional Airport
Deadline: February 28, 2017
The Rapid City Regional Airport is seeking local artwork for its temporary art exhibition program for display in 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for regional artists to have artworks displayed in the gate areas of the airport where it will be viewed and enjoyed by hundreds of travelers.
Proposals for the next exhibition are due February 28, 2017. Exhibition period is a minimum of three months and can vary based on the availability of the artist and space in the airport. Installations will begin mid-March, 2017. All Applications must be submitted through www.callforentry.org, where this RFP is listed as: Rapid City Regional Airport Temporary Art Exhibition.
Additional information may be obtained at www.rapairport.com.
Call to Artists: Native POP: People of the Plains
Application Deadline Extended to March 1, 2017
Announcing the call to artists for Native POP: People of the Plains, a juried Native art show and cultural celebration of the Great Plains Tribes at Main Street Square, Rapid City, South Dakota on Saturday, July 14 - 15, 2017.
Native POP reinterprets the traditional art market and celebrates the historic and contemporary values of Native artists. The art market reflects the cultures of the Great Plains including the broadly functional role of art and we embrace all forms of creativity. Both emerging and established Native artists shared their work with thousands of people at last year’s event, and they are excited to see the talent and joy our fifth year will bring!
Eligible participants must be enrolled members of state or federally recognized tribes, in accordance with the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, with preference given to artists from Great Plains Tribes.
Applications due March 1, 2017. Apply online at nativepop.org/appliacation
Custer State Park - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2017 SEASON
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 - and it is based on availability.
Custer State Park Resort is seeking artists to participate in their Artist in Residency Program for the 2017 summer season running from May 1 through October 20, 2017. Residencies are offered at The State Game Lodge, Sylvan Lake Lodge and Coolidge General Store.
Their resorts offer accommodations and amenities second to none and they would like artists’ works to represent the beauty of Custer State Park and all it has to offer. Guests come from all over the world and have shown a great interest in Artists and their works.
All of the residency locations offer a show/work room and meals and housing are available during the time of residency. The resort will collect revenue and taxes from the sales of pieces as well as a commission of 40% of gross sales. You, as the artist are encouraged to spend significant time in your space working and promoting your art. Residencies are available from one week to three months periods based on need.
Download the call to artists below
BOUND AND UNBOUND IV: ALTERED BOOK EXHIBITION
Entry Deadline: March 4, 2017
Hosted by the Arts and Exhibits Committee, University Libraries, University of South Dakota
SPECIFICATIONS Books may come from any source. All work must be original and executed within the last three years and not previously displayed in Bound and Unbound exhibition. The cases in which Bound and Unbound IV will be displayed are 80" long, 28 1/2" wide, and 8 1/2" deep. The University Libraries reserve the right to refuse work difficult to exhibit due to excessive size, weight, or difficulty in presentation.
Submit your entries HERE.
Download the full prospectus below:
2017 Wyoming Writers Inc. Writing Contest
Deadline: March 10, 2017
Winners will be notified by early May, 2017 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in Gillette, WY on June 2nd-4th.
Fee: $15 per entry. More info HERE.
SUMMER LECTURE APPLICATION 2017
Application deadline: March 31, 2017
Native Artists, historians and cultural bearers have the opportunity to share their knowledge and skill with visitors of the Crazy Horse Memorial by offering a one hour lecture on a Thursday evening from June through August, the program will provide an educational opportunity for visitors to learn and interact with the professional.
All material must be received by March 31, 2017. Accepted artist will be notified of by April 15, 2017.
Download the application below
Artists Needed to Wrap Downtown Rapid City in Original Art & Photography
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Destination Rapid City (DRC), along with the Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) and Mt. Rushmore Road Group (MRRG), is inviting artists to submit artwork for nine (9) additional traffic signal boxes as part of our city beautification project, designed to beautify downtown Rapid City and Mt. Rushmore Road. In partnership with Clean Slate Group (CSG), we are wrapping unsightly traffic signal boxes in high-performance and graffiti-resistant vinyl printed with local, original artwork. Artists have an opportunity to see their original work displayed publicly in Rapid City.
More info HERE.
Call to Artists ~ Piedmont Valley Library
Piedmont Vally Library are always looking to showcase local talent and fill out their yearly calendar! If you are a local artist interested in exhibiting your work, please contact them at 605-718-3663.
For more info, click HERE.
Calling All Artists, Musicians and Healers
The Rapid City Regional Cancer Institute has developed an innovative new program called Healing Arts. The program provides cancer patients and their families, art instruction, music, yoga and massage. All of which are instrumental in healing from cancer. This is also a great way for cancer patients to get to know one another and realize they are not alone in their fight. We are looking for artists, musicians and healers to be a part of this dynamic program to help enhance the quality of life for cancer patients!
For more information call Jennifer 605.786.8863